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Hot Hits

Live from the Lawn: UkeFest Finale

Strathmore
Wed. Aug 21
Features ukulele superstars Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer, Daniel Ho, and Peter Luongo along with a mass strum-along.

American Ballet Theatre - Swan Lake

Wolf Trap
Jul. 11 – 13
his romantic fable of ill-fated passion, dreamlike transformation, and ultimate forgiveness set to Tchaikovsky’s glorious score inspires awe and wonder.

Queens of Egypt

National Geographic
Thru Sep. 2
This multisensory exhibition will bring you back in time some 3,500 years, to the 18th and 19th dynasties of ancient Egypt.

Pilobolus

Strathmore
Tue. Jul 9
Pilobolus invites you to engage with childlike wonder at a show featuring classic and brand-new repertory—ranging from the silly to the surreal to the sublime.

Disney's Aladdin

The Kennedy Center
Jul. 18 – Sep. 7
Discover a whole new world at Disney’s Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical!

Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers with Amos Lee

Wolf Trap
Wed. Jul 24
From pop and jazz to bluegrass, country, and beyond, Grammy-winning musician Bruce Hornsby has performed it all.

Blackbeard

Signature Theatre
Jun. 26 – Jul. 7
Set sail with the most infamous pirate of all time in a riotous, rowdy high-seas adventure from the creators of The Witches of Eastwick, Brother Russia and The Fix.

The Band's Visit

The Kennedy Center
Jul. 9 – Aug. 4
Celebrates the deeply human ways music, longing, and laughter can connect us all.

Earth, Wind & Fire

Wolf Trap
Tue. Jul 2
Enter a funky “Boogie Wonderland” with party-starting R&B band Earth, Wind & Fire.

Herbie Hancock with Kamasi Washington

Wolf Trap
Tue. Jul 30
Rejoice in an evening of jazz fusion and R&B!

Disney Pixar's Coco: Concert & Film with NSO

Wolf Trap
Sat. Jul 27
A family-friendly, live-to-picture concert event

Dear Evan Hansen

The Kennedy Center
Aug. 6 – Sep. 8
The deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it.

Spotlights

Baseball Americana

Library of Congress
Thru Jul. 27

The Second City's America; It's Complicated!

The Kennedy Center
Thru Aug. 11

Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote

Library of Congress
Thru Sep. 1, 2020

REMIX: Express Yourself(ie)

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Jul 25

The Architecture of the Folger Shakespeare Library

Folger Shakespeare Library
Thru Jan. 5, 2020

Live from the Lawn: Band of Us

Strathmore
Wed. Jul 17

Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Jan. 5, 2020

Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jul. 28

Family Day: Secrets of Egypt

National Geographic
Sat. Jul 20

Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote

National Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021

Eye to I: Self-Portraits from 1900 to Today

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Aug. 18
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